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Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Enjoy a demonstration of the techniques, practices, rituals and etiquette of an ancient form of Japanese swordsmanship known as Katori Shinto Ryu. No registration required.

Icon of the event Back to School Craft
Tue Aug 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for back to school craft, children will get the chance to make a fun craft. For children ages 6 to 12 years old. Registration begins July 21st. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Get Wild
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Get Wild with the York Woods Branch every Tuesday, July 5 - August 16 from 2:00pm-3:00pm. Enjoy different activities each week including crafts, bingo, lip sync battles, and more! Ages 6-12. Drop in. Groups of 10 or more must...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Wild Life Bingo
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Play a Wild Life edition of Bingo at the Library. For children ages 6 to 12. Registration begins June 29th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Gamerz Challenge
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Bring your game face and challenge your friends to X-Box.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Fri May 06
Thu May 12
Fri May 13
Icon of the event Go Wild for Colour
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Weekly colouring challenges.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Wild Life Trivia
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Woodside Square Presents Animal Trivia for children 9 to 12 years old. Registration begins June 15th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8978. Space is limited

Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

A great place to share your interest whether you're a beginner or a pro, bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters and crocheters.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Father's Day Craft
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will make a special gift to give to dad. Registration begins May 18th. Register in person or by phone at 416-396-8979. Space is limited.